Taking selfies is a normal part of daily life for millions of social media users. But doing so while exercising at the gym can be harmful.
While dead hangs may be OK for people with good upper-body strength and no shoulder problems, they can be risky for some.
If you can’t lift heavy or it’s not your thing, please don’t think lifting lighter weights is a waste of time.
Picture yourself at the gym. It might be confined, people are huffing and puffing, everyone is moving around. And that’s before you hit the showers and change room.
Keen to get back to the gym? Be careful. It’s easy to get injured if you’ve been inactive.
If you’re itching to get back to the gym when it re-opens, here’s what you can do to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Gym memberships spike as people make their New Year’s resolutions – but very few people will actually use them past February.
Men are feeling more and more pressure to get rid of their love handles and beer bellies – and heavy promotion of unrealistic appearance standards are to blame.
When you think of steroid users, it’s likely you picture a male in the gym with huge muscles. But all sorts of people use steroids for all sorts of reasons.
Many people drink coffee for that extra bit of energy to go about their day. As well as sharpening our minds, there’s evidence caffeine can give us a physical boost, too.
Where to start amid all the equipment, classes and lycra.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you’ve the right genes.
A new study has found bodyweight exercises you can do at home are just as good as a gym workout.
Gym-goers are going crazy for these products. It’s time for a reality check.
Exercise practitioners are taught to help us set goals to get active. But the way we set goals may be unhelpful, or worse, make it even harder for us to exercise.
There are concerns that performance-enhancing drug use is quickly becoming a public health crisis.
An Australian woman recently died as a result of taking too much protein supplement. But that doesn’t mean these sorts of supplements should be avoided.
Celebrity fitness gurus tell us to turn up the heat in the gym to see immediate results. But the science of how we use energy in our bodies shows a long-term view is the best approach.
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
Why less is more when it comes to exercise.